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Payroll Officer

NZ Police
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Payroll Officer

Police National Headquarters, Wellington

Permanent, Full-time

Salary Range $49,158 - $66,507

Job Requisition 11381



New Zealand Police is seeking a Payroll Officer to be part of our busy centralised Payroll Team located at Police National Headquarters in Wellington. We are looking for agile and experienced applicant who can hit the ground running and support NZ Police in the delivery of accurate and timely payroll services.


NZ Police is the lead agency responsible for reducing crime and enhancing community safety. Our vision is to have the trust and confidence of all. You will be working with a hard-working and enthusiastic team who are part of a high performing People Group function.


Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to produce accurate work, sometimes under pressure, and willingness to work as part of a team
  • Good numeracy, verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of relevant employment legislation, including but not limited to the Holidays Act, the Employment Relations Act, the Wages Protection Act and the Privacy Act
  • Personal attributes and temperament relevant to the position
  • Ideally some background in NZ payroll processing
  • Working in end-to-end payroll systems


Special Requirements:

  • To apply for this role you must be a NZ or AUS citizen or a Permanent Resident
  • The successful applicant must reside in Wellington
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo full reference and security checks prior to any offer of employment being made


Core Competencies - Level 1 Individual Contributor:

  • Communicate
  • Deliver
  • Solve


For more information about the above core competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.


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Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs website are no longer considered and will only be accepted when formally submitted through the New Zealand Police website (link provided above).


Please note, if you are an existing Police employee (excluding Contractors) you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Jess Harris, Senior Recruitment Advisor, by email at   


Applications close at 5pm on Friday 27 September 2019.

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